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Feb 5, 2013 3:00am PST
: meetings at the white house on the tame -- same topics. you couldn't have this in any other city in the country. new york saying good-bye to ed koch the three-term governor. did you ever meet him? mayor. ran for governor, lost. >> i think i met him once at a conference briefly. he was a force of nature. he just knew how to -- he was just -- he knew how to command a room. very entertaining person. when i was working for jerry brown, jerry brown would never go to official meetings of mayors or governors or whatever. we used to send me. and i think it was during one of the conventions in new york that the mayor then, mayor koch, had a reception for the governors at gracey mansion. jerry brown refused to go. so he sent me. and i would -- i was in my 20s. i introduced myself. to the mayor. he was so glad to see me. oh jerry brown. then he took me around personally and introduced me to every governor who was there. that was the kind of guy he was. just took me under his wing. it was just great. >> that's funny. >> bill: yesterday everybody there was 2500 people at this service. at this
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Feb 4, 2013 3:00am PST
from new york city mayor michael bloomberg's advocacy group. mayors against illegal guns. >> we think it's reasonable to provide mandatory, instant background checks at every sale at every gun show no loopholes anywhere for anyone. >> america can do it for us. >> that's come from bloomberg's group, mayors against illegal guns which purchased air time only in washington, d.c. to run that ad last night during the super bowl. it showed wayne lapiere testifying in 1999. they did support background checks in 1990s but now are against that policy. it could be the only new legislation with a hope of making it through congress even some prominent republicans are coming around to support that one but many lawmakers, including some democrats still are against a renewed assault weapons band or restrictions on high capacity magazine clips. some other news from d.c. john kerry getting started as secretary of state in his first weekend on the job, he spoke with both israeli and palestinian leaders about peace in the mid east and with turkey about friday's terr
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